Stocks and oil rally; Eurozone banks face challenges

In this week’s video update:

  • After a week of strong sell-offs in equities and falling sovereign yields globally, stocks and oil rally on Friday as investors cheered positive economic news from the U.S. and Europe
  • Understanding the balance sheet challenges many Eurozone banks currently face
  • With China’s markets closed this week for the Lunar New Year, what might emerging market investors expect next week when markets reopen?

Chief Investment Strategist Erik Ristuben shares his views regarding the week’s most important market news on this week’s Market Week in Review webcast. Mark Soupiset hosts this week’s episode, which looks at some positive U.S. economic news – including the jobs report and retail sales – that drove equity markets higher on Friday morning, as well as the financial challenges facing many Eurozone banks.

Ristuben also looks at emerging markets and what he believes are the keys for investors as China’s markets re-open on Monday.